Mount Women’s Lacrosse Travels to Presbyterian Wednesday

Mount Women’s Lacrosse Travels to Presbyterian Wednesday

Wednesday, February 28 | 3 p.m.
Clinton, S.C.

The Mountaineers are coming off a 14-10 victory over Army on Saturday that moved them to 2-1 to open the 2018 campaign. Taylor Carhart and Carly Miller led the Mount in the win with a combined 10 points. Carhart netted a career-high five goals to go along with one assist as she led all scorers in the contest with six points. Miller notched two goals and a pair of assists to register four points, and Marley Heller and Emily Davis each finished with two goals in the tilt. Jillian Petito notched her second win of the season in goal for the Mountaineers with a seven-save performance.

With the Mount leading 11-10 under the six-minute mark, Carhart notched her third goal of the game off a nice feed from Miller to make it a two-goal advantage for the Mountaineers. Just over a minute later, the combo of Carhart and Miller struck again to push the Mount lead to 13-10 with just 4:21 remaining. Carhart finished off the natural hat trick with her third straight goal and fifth of the game at the 2:47 mark, this time coming off an assist from Kinsella. The tally essentially iced the game for the Mountaineers, as they closed out the 14-10 victory.

Goals: Miller (8), Carhart (7), Colson (4), Kinsella (4)
Assists: Miller (4), Colson (3), Carhart (2)
Points: Miller (12), Carhart (9), Colson (7)
Ground balls: Petito (9), Davis (7), Ridenour (6)
Draw controls: Colson (16), Hurlburt (4), Davis (3)
Caused Turnovers: Davis (5), Hurlburt (3), Petito (3), Ridenour (3)
Save Pct: Petito (.509)

Presbyterian collected its first win of the season last time out, topping Wofford by a 14-12 margin to improve to 1-2 on the year. PC previously dropped contests to Furman (16-4) and Manhattan (14-4) in its opening pair of games. Sarah Marshall and Claire Frase have paced the offense thus far, combining for 10 goals thru three games. Goalie Kayla Koch owns a .417 save percentage, but is allowing 14.62 goals per contest in three starts.

The Mount heads to Longwood for a matchup on March 3 at 12 p.m.